28 October 2015

International conference on Convention on Human Rights implementation took place in St. Petersburg

28 October 2015

On 22–23 October, an international conference called ‘The Improvement of National Mechanisms for the Effective Implementation of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms’ held by the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation in cooperation with the Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law of the Council of Europe took place in St. Petersburg.

26 October 2015
Ministry of Construction developed amendments to laws on housing subsidies

Ministry of Construction developed amendments to laws on housing subsidies

26 October 2015

In response to the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia’s request, the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of Russia reported that it has developed amendments to the legislation to resolve housing problems of displaced persons and people with disabilities.

Rights of hard of hearing restored after interference of Bashkir and federal Commissioners

26 October 2015

Joint actions of Commissioner in Bashkortostan Republic Rim Kayumov and High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova led to the restoration of constitutional rights of hard of hearing people, operating mechanical equipment at factories.

23 October 2015
Smolensk Commissioner calls to allocate funds to build regional mental hospital’s new unit

Smolensk Commissioner calls to allocate funds to build regional mental hospital’s new unit

23 October 2015

In a recent interview for NTV journalists, Commissioner for Human Rights in Smolensk Region Alexander Kapustin spoke about the lack of funding of a Smolensk Regional Mental Hospital new diagnostic and treatment unit construction.

Argument of High Commissioner

Argument of High Commissioner

23 October 2015

A new project of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia was launched in October. Regional editions of the federal weekly The Arguments of the Week will have a legal column called ‘The Argument of the Human Rights Commissioner’. The human rights commissioners in four Russian regions: the Republic of Dagestan, Perm Territory, Sverdlovsk and Novosibirsk regions, will answer the most acute questions of public concern.

Problems of people with disabilities

23 October 2015

On 22 October, another release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was broadcast on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR). This time the subject of the discussion was defined by Commissioner for Human Rights in  Trans-Baikal  Territory Nikolay Kargin.

22 October 2015

Commissioner in Karachayevo-Cherkessia Republic held open office hours for public

22 October 2015

On 21 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in  Karachayevo-Cherkessia  Republic Zarema Umalatova held open office hours for public in the administration of Abazin municipal district.

Ulyanovsk Commissioner inspected observance of orphans’ housing rights

22 October 2015

On 21 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina together with the initiative group of young people inspected observation of the housing rights of persons qualified as orphans and children left without parental care.

21 October 2015

Udmurt Commissioner held open office hours for public in regional reception room of Russian President

21 October 2015

On 20 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Udmurt Republic Veniamin Solomennikov held open office hours for public in the regional reception room of the President of Russia.

20 October 2015

Rights of apartment building’s residents in Novosibirsk restored

20 October 2015

Following the results of the investigation initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva in relation to the managing company of an apartment building, an administrative offence procedure was initiated and the supply of electricity and water to the apartments restored.